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Music Student Learning

Upgrade Your Sound for the Ride of Your Life

By Dr. David W. Vandewalker For most of my childhood I had two passions: music and bikes. I would wake up excited to go to school because I enjoyed hanging out with my friends. I would jump on my bike riding to my friend’s house; together we would zoom off to school. It was always […]

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Lindsey Stirling Interview

The Rhythmic Realm of Lindsey Stirling: An Exclusive Interview

The Unyielding Spirit of Lindsey Stirling In the realm of music and performance, few artists captivate audiences quite like Lindsey Stirling. From her electrifying violin performances to her intricate dance routines, Stirling is a symphony of talent, merging classical with contemporary in a blaze of dynamic showmanship. With multiple chart—topping albums, a fanbase that stretches […]

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music craftsmanship

Craftsmanship in Music: An Ode to the Makers of Instruments

Celebrating the Artisans Behind the Music In a world full of digital tunes, auto-tuned voices, and virtual instruments, there exists a number of artisans that remain unwaveringly true to tradition. These are the craftspeople who pour their soul into making musical instruments—the very backbone of the symphonies, melodies, and harmonies we cherish. When we listen […]

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Brass Instruments

Exploring Brass Instruments: Trumpets, Trombone, and French Horn 

There’s a power and grandeur to brass instruments that is undeniable. From the soaring fanfares of the trumpet to the mellow tones of the French horn, brass instruments have enchanted audiences for centuries. In this exploration, we dive deep into the realm of trumpets, trombones, and French horns, revealing the magic behind their sound and […]

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guitar chords

Guitar Chords and Progressions

Mastering the Guitar One Step at a Time Learning guitar can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. One of the best ways to start learning the basics is through chords and progressions. Chords are the building blocks of music, and progressions are the sequences of chords that form the structure of […]

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Patriotic Music

Celebrating Independence Day: The Stirring Sounds of Patriotic Music

As the Fourth of July approaches, there is a sense of excitement and anticipation in the air. It’s a day when Americans come together to celebrate their independence, reflect on the country’s history, and honor the brave individuals who fought for freedom. Among the various elements that make this day truly special, one aspect stands […]

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Taylor Guitars D'Addario

Taylor Guitars Collaborates with D’Addario for Enhanced Guitar Experience

Taylor Guitars, the renowned builder of premium acoustic guitars, and D’Addario, the world’s premier guitar string maker, have joined forces in an exciting collaboration. The partnership combines decades of innovation and expertise, and involves Taylor’s transition to D’Addario’s premium XS coated Phosphor Bronze guitar strings. The collaboration will elevate the acoustic guitar-playing experience to new […]

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Playing Keyboard

The Transformative Benefits of Learning to Play an Instrument

From the resonant chords of a guitar to the gentle melody of a piano, music has a profound impact on our lives. While being a devoted listener can bring joy and solace, there’s something truly magical about playing an instrument.   Beyond the enchantment of producing beautiful sounds, the benefits of this pursuit extend far […]

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Music Composers

A History of Influential Music Composers

Behind every melody that stirs our souls and every harmony that transports us to another realm lies the genius of a music composer. Composers are architects of sound, crafting masterpieces that define and transcend eras. In this post, we will explore the lives and works of some of the most influential music composers, individuals whose […]

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Anniversary Saxophones

20th Anniversary Saxophones by P. Mauriat

Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence P. Mauriat is known for producing some of the finest saxophones on the market, and the P. Mauriat 20th Anniversary custom edition Alto and Tenor Saxophones are a testament to their commitment to excellence. These beautifully crafted saxophones celebrate P. Mauriat’s 20 years of producing exceptional instruments that are beloved by musicians around […]

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